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An MD or DO who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of spinal disorders. Spine physicians provide expertise of the spine including the cervical, thoracic and lumbar regions. Spine physicians have extensive training in one or more medical disciplines and specialties, including physical medicine and rehabilitation, radiology, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, neurology, anesthesia, pain management and the internal medicine, to name a few. Many have received advanced training in the form of post-doctoral research or clinical fellowships. At least 50% of the practice of a spine physician is devoted to care of the spine.